The Renaissance International School Saigon teacher-librarian and teaching staff assist students to develop the skills, attitudes and habits of ethical and responsible researchers and to avoid instances of plagiarism.

Plagiarism Infographic

The Punishable Perils of Plagiarism Ted.Ed video
YouTube Video: Always Give Credit Where Credit is Due -
YouTube Copyright School:

Whose Is It Anyway: How Can I Show Respect for People's Work? (Years 5-6):

Plagiarism Video (Explained by Common Craft)

Vaughan University Library Tutorial - Plagiarism

At Renaissance We Use our paid subscription for NoodleTools to keep track of our references and to take notes:

There are many free online referencing tools to help format works cited lists and in-text citations including: (choose MLA 8th Ed.)
Mendeley referencing software and Apps. (Choose MLA 8th Ed.)

If you have any tricky citations then consult Ms. Rhonda or the Purdue Owl MLA Reference and Citation Guide

Cite as You Write - plug- in for Word and Google Docs -

Microsoft Word has built in referencing tools. Make sure your version of Word includes MLA - 8th Edition - see here for more information on how to use:
Here's a quick 4 minute video walkthrough of MS Word tools:
And here's a simple walkthrough using text & pictures:

Apple users go here for video walkthrough:
Or here for text and pictures:

Renaissance subscribes to the online resource Turnitin for unlimited access for IB students. Turnitin will check your work for possible incidences of plagiarism so you can decide whether any changes are required before you submit your essays. See Ms. Rhonda for more information.

Academic Honesty including referencing all your sources of information must be taken seriously - ignoring this could result in being denied your IB diploma, being asked to leave university, or the loss of your career:

More cases of people losing their jobs due to plagiarism:

At Renaissance we have a subscription to Turnitin for pupils to check their own work for plagiarism:

Free plagiarism site for pupils to check their own work: